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Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in september. nancy cordes is in los angeles. a hospital that wants to make house calls. >> take a deep breath n and hout. >> jeff: good for patients and the bottom line. then the man about to jump from 23 miles up. a freefall to break the sound barrier. >> this step not unknown that is why i'm nervous. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> jeff: good evening, everyone, i'm jeff glor. the price of gas in california set another all-time high overnight. the state average at $4.66 cents a gallon breaking the old record set just yesterday. the national average now a full 85 cents less. with more on why this rise continues and what happens next, here's john blackstone. >> reporter: for california drivers sunday brought yet another jump in gas prices. the statewide average up a nickel overnight to almost $4.66 a gallon. it has happened every day for the past week. >> i can't pay all these big prices. >> reporter: drivers say they've never seen anything like it. and jeffrey spring of aaa says they're right. >> in a week it's gone up about 52 cents that is unprecedented. >> re
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Oct 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
for the space shuttle endeavour. a look at how it's progressing toward its retirement home in los angeles. >>> and a congressional debate gets way too touchy after a heated exchange in southern california. an admission from one of the men. >>> it is 7:00, saturday morning, the 13th of october. thanks thanks. i'm ann mco vic. >> i want to tell you about the weather. >> please do. the sun a rising. >> thank god, otherwise that would be our headline. we've got mostly sunny skies for a switch around the bay area. oh, my gosh, look at that, blue skies, temperatures starting out a little bit on the chilly side. wait until you see what the numbers are going to be by the weekend. we'll have the forecast for you in just a minute. >> thanks, brian. the >>> the oakland police department now cracking down and punishing some of its own. the department is calling for the firings of two officers and also demotions, suspensions and reprimands for 42 others. the reasons include excessive use of force on occupy protesters last year. the switch that mounted cameras that officers are required to wear and ly
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Oct 13, 2012 6:00pm PDT
of los angeles on its final mission. ben tracy takes us along for the ride. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jim axelrod. in 24 days, americans will elect a president. according to the latest national gallup poll, mitt romney now leads barack obama by two points, 49 to 47, a statistical dead heat. the state of the race has been shaken up in the last 10 days since the first presidential debate. look at florida, ape crucial state for both men. a poll by two of the state's largest newspapers has governor romney up by seven points, 51 to 44. that's an eight-point swing since september when the president led by one. this creates more pressure for both candidates heading into their second debate on tuesday in new york. let's bring in correspondent nancy cordes with the president in williamsburg, virginia, where he's preparing. nancy, good evening. >> reporter: good evening to you, jim. and polls taken this week also show governor romney pulling even in colorado and virginia. so the obama campaign has cleared the president's schedule the
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Oct 12, 2012 4:00am PDT
trip, the shuttle "endeavour" makes a slow journey take it through the streets of los angeles as it heads to its permanent home. this is the morning news. home. this is the morning news. you've been there. you pick out a makeup thinking it's your shade until you actually try it out. now, i have a make up that always gets it right. announcer: smart shade make up instantly adjust to match perfectly to your skin. only from almay. only for me. with no added sugar, just one glass equals two servings of fruit. very fruit-tritious. or, try ocean spray light 50, with just 50 calories, a full serving of fruit and no added sugar. with tasty flavors like cranberry-pomegranate and cranberry- concord grape, it's like a fruit stand in every bottle. just...you know... demonstrating how we blend the fruits. try all our tasty ocean spray 100% and light 50 juices. >>> the space shuttle "endeavour" is making its way to its final home. it's traveling on a flat bed truck at 2 miles per hour. the shuttle has to zigzag through the streets sometimes with only six inches to spare. 400 trees were cut d
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Oct 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
shuttle show continues to wow spectators in los angeles. it's being moved along tight city streets to its new home at the california science center and these are live pictures near bald win hills a los angeles suburb where the endeavour is now running some three hours behind schedule. the truck is being hampered by the many obstacles along the road from trees to power lines to buildings. but you can see there are still crowds lining the streets. cbs reporter louie is a hodge on the intricate maneuvering required. >> like a kid in a candy store. >> i to see it going down the middle of the city street in los angeles. >> reporter: as soon as the shuttle endeavour appeared along neighborhood streets the excitement erupted. >> it's really awesome and i'm kind of like oh my god. >> right there the wing is so close. >> reporter: but authorities are actually pushing back onlookers who are trying to reach up and touch it. crews lifted branches to avoid the wing's touch and you can see balconies filled with people reaching out. but while the closeness may be thrilling for the onlookers it also pres
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Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
on the slow crawl through the streets of los angeles. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> jeff: and good evening, everyone, i'm jeff glor. in the sky over new mexico today a man jumped from 24 miles up and broke the sound barrier on the way down. a first. felix baumgartner broke that barrier by more than 100 miles an hour. then landed with ease. with details here's mark strassmann. >> felix baumgartner climbed into the strat sphere more than 24 miles above new mention dekort. he was about to become a human missile and plunge farther and faster in freefall than anyone in history. >> everything is in the green, doing great. >> reporter: his ascent had lasted two and a half hours. in a capsule hoisted by a 55 story helium balloon rising 1,000 feet a minute. the only hitch, baumgartner's viser fogged up when his helmet's heater stopped working. >> this is getting serious, joe. >> i do not think i have safe heating. >> reporter: joe kittinger in mission control was the voice in baumgartner's here. >> there it is, there is the world out there. >> reporter: in 1960 kitt
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Oct 5, 2012 4:00am PDT
, brooklyn, chicago, dallas, houston, los angeles and miami. the charges involve allege treatment and services that were eater medically unnecessary or in some cases never actually provided. the u.s. attorney general says the fraud amounts to nearly $430 million in false billings. >> the total includes over $to 30 million in home health care fraud, more than $100 million in mental health care fraud and approximately $49 million in ambulancing transportation fraud. >> reporter: prosecutors say alpha ambulance in los angeles is responsible for the whopping transportation fraud, four top people in the company were arrested. >> can someone there speak to us about the four that were arrested from your business? >> i have no idea. >> reporter: according to the indictment two of the defendants instructed employees here at alpha ambulance to document a reason for runs even if one did not exist. >> medicare and medicaid fraud not only robs taxpayers, it also jeopardizes the future of the program that more than 100 million americans depend on every day. >> reporter: the government says it's
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Oct 13, 2012 6:30pm PDT
. >> that's wonderful. >> and creeping ever so slowly along the streets of los angeles. watch as shuttle endeavour barely squeezed by buildings and poles. the unexpected maneuver it had to make to get by. >> that was a spectacular scene and we had spectacular conditions. good evening everybody. from the clouds to the cool skies yesterday to warmer weather today. and now, the days that will top off in the 90s? as eyewitness news continues right here on cbs 5. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, spectators in l-a. endeavour is squ >>> well, the space shuttle show continues to wow thousands of spectators if los angeles, endeavour is squeezing past building with just inches to spare. it's now four hours behind schedule and its slow trek to the california science center. cbs reporter louisa hodge shows us the intricate maneuvering. >> like a kid in a candy store. i want to see it going down the middle of the city street in los angeles. >> reporter: as soon as the shuttle endeavour appeared along neighborhood streets, the excitement erupted. >> really awesome and it's kind of like ohmy god. >> right there. >> wher
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 4:00am PDT
for a commute in los angeles this was a whopper. it took the shuttle more than 60 hours to complete the 12 mile route from lax to the museum. on friday it snuck a late night look at a doughnut shop and turned the 405 freeway into a shuttle crossing. >> such an amazing bit of technology, history, adventure. >> reporter: when "endeavour" arrived it was an hour ahead of schedule but then everything seemed to slow the shuttle's roll. >> thought i missed it this morning. when i turned on the news, great i'll see it. >> reporter: the crowds suffering dehydration in the sun got in the way. the wing span almost clipped buildings and trees. moving at just 1 mile-per-hour, it wasn't even giving molasses a run for its money. the city had already cut down 400 trees and raised 100 power lines to give the five story shuttle enough room yet dodging space junk is apparently easier than ducking power poles. high wires had to be lifted and more trees were trimmed. the shuttle lost more time when a scheduled maintenance stop stretch from two hours to five. then came the final stretch. the shuttle shuffled down ma
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
discovered how to opt out. but it's tricky. >> then later from the streets of los angeles, the space shuttle endeavour's 2-mile-an- hour trip to its final destination. measures... measure up. money to our schools. "misleading." out here. it. but there's hope. straight to our schools... keeps it there. politicians. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. foreclosures, california isw spearheading a housing reco. a plunge in new >>> one the leader in the country for foreclosures, california is now spearheading a housing recovery. a plunge in new defaults in the state helped push foreclosure filings to the lowest level in five years. across the country, more than a half million properties were served notices of default, auction or repossession in the 3rd quarter. that is downing 13% from last year -- that is down 13% from last year. but in california foreclosure fi
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Oct 14, 2012 5:30pm PDT
the science museum in los angeles. almost a day late. the problems that put the journey way behind schedule. >>> i'm going over a -- >> a breathtaking jump from the edge of the earth's atmosphere. fearless felix baumgartner attempts to break the sound barrier in a free fall. and good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. nows of fans flooded the -- thousands of fans flooded the streets around at&t park before the first game of the national league championship series. the giants are taking on the cardinals to determine who advances to the world series. cbs 5 reporter mike sugarman has more on the buzz around the ballpark. >> reporter: ann, this is it. this is the league championship series that baseball's final four is what you play for all year for fans too. 43,000 have crammed into at&t park. they're bringing their spirit and they're bringing a lot of money. >> sunflower seeds, peanuts, sodas, $1. >> reporter: that's a bargain. >> how much do you think you're going to drop tonight? >> money-wise? >> reporter: yeah. >> probably -- $600. >> the tickets were $150. and we brought some snacks. >> repor
CBS
Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, they often resemble los angeles. and with as many as 48,000 new jobs on the way, streets and freeways could turn into parking lots. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez on the ideas being kicked around to prevent that gridlock. >> i don't even take the freeway anymore because it's so bad. >> yeah, mostly ride to work, there's a lot of bad traffic. >> it's pretty ugly stop and go traffic. actually it's a hell of a lot more stops than go in a lot of cases. >>> reporter: they are talking about getting to work in mountain view's north shore line area. the home turf of google and other fast growing high-tech companies wedged between the bay and 101 with only two roads into the area, it's now stacking up as one of the worst commutes in silicon valley. city council member laura masias says it could be getting worse. >> we could expect as many as 30,000 more people. that has not been approved so we need to plan for it carefully. >> reporter: that would nearly double the number now work in the area. >> i commute 7 miles and it takes me 30 to 35 minutes to get here. >> reporter: but window installer bill parks
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Sep 30, 2012 6:30pm PDT
shows that californians are reluctant to abolish the death penalty. the los angeles times poll shows 38% of voters favor getting rid of it and 51% want to keep t. however, that gap narrows when voters are told the ballot issue will require convicted killers to work in prison and give their earnings to victim's families. we have more on the challenge facing both sides to make their point. >> right now, death row inmates sit in private cells, watching tv, talking to their lawyers, prop 34 putting an end to that and puts them to work. >> reporter: but makes them no longer death row inmates. sentencing them to life if prison without the possibility of parole. it also requires every person convicted of murder to work in prison and pay restitution to the victim's families. representatives from both sides spoke on cbs 5 eyewitness this morning. >> i think when i read the cases of the people who are on death row it is stunning in the evil we are looking at. >> reporter: steve is the district attorney for san mateo county. he is antiprop 34. >> there needs to be, in our society, some differenc
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Oct 8, 2012 4:00am PDT
. president obama is raising more cash in california today. last night at a star studded los angeles fundraiser the president joked about his lackluster debate performance following songs from katie perry and stevie wonder. >> they perform flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: the president also accused his opponent mitt romney of backing away from campaign promises. >> obviously the governor knows his $5 trillion tax cut isn't too popular so a few weeks before this election he's trying to pretend it doesn't exist. >> reporter: romney is in virginia today for a rally and what is being called a major foreign policy address. excerpts from the speech have already been released. romney wants a change of course in the middle east including tougher sanctions on iran and he'll call on the u.s. to work with other nations to arm rebels in syria with weapons that can defeat president bashir al assad's army. at a rally in florida, romney promised to be a strong international leader if elected. >> when i'm president i'll take the care it takes to rebuild our pri
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Oct 13, 2012 11:00pm PDT
made logistics more complicated. thousands of have waited hours. >> reporter: people in los angeles can be a bit blase about seeing stars. yet, seeing a starship is a show even hollywood cannot rival. >> it's awesome. so big too. i can't believe it's going down the street. >> reporter: you don't normally see a space shutting outside a donut shop. crowds could read the numbers on the tiles. >> i want to see it, because i never saw it. and i wanted to be an astronaut. >> reporter: moving a 78-ton spacecraft in the second- largest city in the country is an endeavor in itself. they walk alongside the giant rig, guiding it with a wireless joystick. the driver says the crowd has been routeing for him. >> there's some real enthusiasm, when we worked our way through a real tight spot. >> reporter: on some neighborhood streets, the shuttle's 78-foot wing span didn't have room to spare. >> we put taller power polls in and we raised the wire to a higher clearance, that way we can get the power on for the consumers in this area. >> reporter: the streets also had to be reinforced with 2700 metal pl
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Oct 14, 2012 11:00pm PDT
about it. it's nuts. >> you finally get a space shuttle through two days' of los angeles traffic. so how do you get in the garage? >> good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. >>> here is what the bart delay locked like in west oakland where passengers were stranded on the platform for more than an hour. it wasn't much better across the bay in san francisco. that is where we find cbs 5 reporter don knapp. >> reporter: apparently as we learned tonight it's pretty easy to shut down the bart system if you don't mind remembering your life. when authorities say what he was doing they had no choice, but to shut the system down. stiffing crowds of bart riders clogged stairs and platforms at embarcadero and stations around the area. bart was forced to shutout unall trains using the transbay tube. >> they told us somebody had gotten into the tube and had to stop trains in and out of foreman. >> reporter: that because quarter to 7:00 on what promised to be a businessia busy night. >> reporter: bart police took a train into the tube and found the man and arrested him without incident. folks would ha
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Oct 24, 2012 4:00am PDT
announcer ] you're welcome. . >>> in the past three years music programs in los angeles public cools have been dramatically cut. now a nonprofit organization is picking up the slack and changing the lives of students in underserved communities. bill whittaker introduces us to one young man in the program who is thriving through his music. ♪ >> i love music. >> reporter: when you look at the hurdles facing this 16-year-old you might see another grim statistic. poor. his mother cheryl is on welfare to work from inner-city l.a. where more than 50% of students dropout. but don't just look. listen. ♪ >> music is beautiful. music is like my home, my friend. we can talk. >> reporter: he began his conversation with music at 5 when his mother saw a flyer for free violin lessons. that led them to the harmony project, a program in l.a.'s most troubled neighborhood that puts instruments in these hands before the rampant gang culture puts a gun in them. >> it's been difficult for us as a family to survive. >> reporter: cheryl came to hollywood seeking fame. after seven children and a failed marria
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
,500 miles an hour in space going through the streets of los angeles at 2 miles an hour. so far, so good for an event that is not described as a once- in-a-lifetime event but, rather, a once event. back here live on manchester if you are not familiar with the city of los angeles, we're not far from the forum. i'll step out of the way for a couple of seconds and let you take a close-up look at endeavour middle of manchester boulevard, a very busy thoroughfare here in the city of los angeles. they are now making the transfer from the transport to a -- to a smaller transport and it's going to go across the bridge and continue its journey tomorrow. i was wondering, do you think that this baby could have any way, anyhow, gone through the streets of san francisco? i'd love to see it go down lombard. >> i was going to say the twisty part of lombard? [ laughter ] >> we thought it would go overhead but you got the best close-up view. i guess after this dave, how long before people are going to get to see it on display? this is a great thing today. >> reporter: it will be on display open to the pu
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Oct 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, beyond took a new meaning when the space shuttle rolled by today in los angeles. gfter 25 trips into space, the hhuttle is heading to retirement red here's bill whitaker. >> reporter: just before midnight los angeles got the irst glimpse of something never oren before: a 78-ton spaceship, five stories tall, 78-foot swing span moving majestically through dense city streets. e cias a dramatic entrance fit for hollywood. >> gave me goose bumps. >> reporter: project manager ken carrion is responsible for itting "endeavour" through the streets of l.a. >> i had no idea how the community would be coming together. it's just so special. >> reporter: it has been a remarkable journey for the "endeavour", from outer space to inner city. this m this might not be its riskiest mission, but possibly its most complicated. its 12-mile trek at two miles an atur goes over freeways, down boulevards, through neighborhoods, almost 400 trees were cut down to make way. 2,700 metal plates laid down to strengthen roadways. rewer lines were lifted, stoplights removed. so it's like an obstacle course. >> it
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Oct 14, 2012 7:30am PDT
to do and what is at stake. >>> the latest on space shuttle endeavour's crawl to its home in los angeles. >>> we're starting out foggy but we'll end sunny. we'll talk about that and have a look at a warmer week ahead after the break. the space e endeavour is now about to reach its final ,,,, >> going to be a nice day in the bay area ,,,,,,,,,, destination. this is a live picture of te shuttle movi >>> the space shuttle is about to reach its final destination, it was supposed to arrive at 9 p.m. you're looking live now in los angeles, you can see it's still making its slow crawl down that residential street, expected to arrive at the california science museum at expedition park in about the next hour. >>> the endeavour ran into hurdles through the trip of angels, the rig carrying the shuttle had to undergo maintenance, there was lot of physical obstacles like building edges in trees. it came within inches of these things. a very challenging move there for the space shuttle. it's going torbay to be arriving within the next hour. >>> we have a lot of thingings going on in our neck of the
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Oct 15, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >>> the space shuttle "endeavour" completed a very long journey home across los angeles with some unforeseen obstacles. >>> over 100 people are hurt after a fireworks display goes horribly wrong in china. one of the fireworks shoots into the crowd. >>> the detroit tigers have come to yankee stadium and taken the first two. >> the cardinals take game one. >>> offensive coordinator tom -- >> i come in around 6:30. i just say the opposite of whatever rachel maddow says the night before. >> all that matters. >> mitt romney has laid it all out there. >> i'm going to ring the bell here. go back to your corners. >> on "cbs this morning." >> it's not an early halloween party. it's new york's comic con. >> a great place to find out what batman would look like if he ate his feelings. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. president obama and governor romney have quit campaigning for now. they're too busy preparing for tomorrow's second presidential debate. >> in a new politico/george washington university battleground poll shows the president
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Oct 19, 2012 7:00am PDT
baumgartner was on the biggest high of his life. 128,000 feet in the air. in los angeles thursday felix baumgartner took us through a replay of his jump. >> that door opens up, what does that look like, what does it sound like? >> it's all about you and the effect of you standing there, you're the only person on the whole planet experiencing this moment. it's unique. >> he uttered four more words. and jumped into the stratosphere. >> everything looks great. what happened. you start to tumble right there. what does that feel like? >> it starts ramping up. now i have to come up with something. i had to find a solution. i only had 40 seconds because then it's all over. >> it's all over because he hit thicker air that would slow him down and prevent him from reaching the speed of sound. instead he regained control, free falling for four minutes and 20 seconds, hitting mach 1.24, 834 miles per hour. >> you get to the point where you're traveling at the speed of sound but you're also in this suit. so physically do you have a sense of how fast you're going? >> in the begi
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Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
obama in los angeles tonight and he used their performances to make light of his own in the presidential debate. >> they performed flawlessly, night after night. i can't always say the same. [ laughter ] >> the president was referring to katy p and jennifer -- katy perry and jennifer hudson who performed before him. >> meanwhile, republican presidential candidate mitt romney came pained in florida. at a rally he said he was confident he will win florida and move into the white house in january. later he stopped by a restaurant to shake hands and pick up take out. >>> one issue facing voters deals with food labeling. proposition 37 would require producers label food that contain modified organisms. opponents insist the foods are fda approved and safe. >> modified foods are no different than any other type of ingredient. that is why they don't require labeling. >> it is problematic, there are health concerns that are showing up in studies. >> voters favor prop 37 by a margin of 2-1. >>> another private launch into space a special cargo for the astronauts and plunging to earth from space, t
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
. very hot in los angeles, 101. let's check your national forecast. going to be a stormy monday in the south. some areas could see turns and up to three inches of rain. dry in the west. northern mid-atlantic and southern new england. showers and thunderstorms are possible from the great lakes to the southern plains. in sports this morning another classic show down between the giants and eagles turns into a thriller in philadelphia. fourth quarter giants eli manning's pass incomplete. on the drive there's three pass interference calls. 16 seconds on the clock, 55-yard throw. eagles hold on to beat the giants 19-17. freak accident during a pre-game warm up. redskins collide with each other. both are out of the game against the bucs. robert griffith pushed the skins up by ten. the bucs will come back, a minute-and-a-half in the game. the third field goal is nailed. puts tampa bay up by one. not to be denied, griffin scrambles 15 yards down to the 26-yard line. skins come back against the bucs 24-22. in baseball just three games left in the season and detroit is one game closer to m
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Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
's what he said in los angeles recently. >> president obama created what he calls a stopgap measure. those are his words. for children who are brought here illegally through no fault of their own. instead of playing politics with these children, i will pursue permanent immigration reform. >> reporter: the president's executive order is a shortened version of the dream act. legislation that would grant citizenship to these same immigrants under certain conditions. mitt romney has opposed the bill in the past. >> pledging, "if i were elected and the congress were to pass the dream act, would i veto it? the answer is yes." >> reporter: most polls show president obama with a very comfortable lead among hispanic-american voters, and a new survey shows why that's important. this year, nearly 24 million hispanic americans will be eligible to vote. that far exceeds the 19 million who voted in 2008, and most of those votes went to president obama. but romney has certainly not given up trying to win over the hispanic vote. >> hispanics have been disproportionately hard. the national unemployment is
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Oct 12, 2012 4:30am PDT
. there is a hearing now on this issue set for next week. >>> quite the spectacle today in los angeles as the space shuttle endeavour is moved through city streets to its retirement home. endeavour is being transferred from los angeles international airport to the california science center at exposition park. the 170,000-pound spacecraft will be on display there for museum visitors eventually . this is a live picture of from the streets of l.a. there you can see the shuttle is moving at 2 miles per hour. four computer controlled transporters will negotiate the shuttle along the 12-mile route where in some cases it will be inches away from buildings. >> in some places the wing tips will extend beyond the boundaries of the streets over the sidewalks. >> reporter: what do you do then? >> just move very carefully and slowly. we tell people to open their windows as the wing comes by. [ laughter ] >> can you imagine? trees and other obstacles had to be removed to accommodate the unusually wide load. the shuttle will travel at speeds up to 2 miles an hour as we said in the two-day trip that began late las
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Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm PDT
on the move. the shuttle is make its way through los angeles to its final resting place. take a look. this is a live look right now. taking a break in a parking lot. been busy today. but otherwise it's moving at a sluggish 2 miles an hour. endeavour's 12-mile road trip kicked off around 2 a.m. going to the science center in los angeles where the shuttle will be on display. thousands have been lining up to see this piece of american history. >> it's just amazing. and to think about -- i mean, it's kind of sad because, i mean, this is the end of the manned space program. >> i teach at a school that's close by here and it flew right over the school and my students were just -- they were out there in the yard and just amazed. >> about 400 trees and a ton of traffic lights all taken down to make room for the five-story- tall shuttle. the wingspan is 78 feet so that's why it's moving so slowly. the trip should be over tomorrow night. >> neat. >>> a warning for those with insomnia. the problems they could face for taking sleeping pills without consulting a doctor. >> cloudy skies still very
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Oct 12, 2012 11:00pm PDT
of los angeles. we have a live look at the 85- ton shuttle prepping for round 2. hey, dad, what's that? it's the shuttle. parked in the slow lane. cbs reporter juan fernandez explains its next mission is to go over delicate roads. >> reporter: people came to see it on manchester and cienega. >> it's amazing. i never seen it before. >> it's big. >> it looks like a giant toy. >> it's incredible. no words. >> reporter: work crews were using a computer operator transporter moving it to a smaller dolly. the weight of the shuttle and transporter can't cross the bridge over the 405. edison crews were a few miles ahead taking down streetlights that might affect the journey. >> we're right on schedule. everything is going well. the only thing that has me nervous is we don't totally control it but the team is confident we'll get to it. that utility work is really the critical task we have to get through. >> reporter: for the bridge crossing an unmodified toyota tundra truck from a local dealership will tow it. an l.a. stuntman will be behind the wheel. >> we had three months of testing to say ye
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Oct 18, 2012 4:00am PDT
to women and younger adults remain to be seen. edward lawrence for cbs news, los angeles. >>> a separate study suggests a diet high in pasta, bread and other complex carbohydrates may lead to mild cognitive impairment. a precursor to alzheimer. diets higher in proteins and fats have less of a chance of developing problems. straight ahead this morning, your thursday morning weather and in sports, intensity in the wnba finals as a coach loses her cool. the wnba finals as a coach loses her cool. vitamin d, done! hand sanitizer, done! hey, eric! i'm here for my flu shot. sorry, didn't make an appointment. well, you don't need one. whether it's flu shots or prescriptions, we continue to accept express scripts and medco plans. i'm bonnie, and this is my cvs. and every day since, two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. we've worked hard to keep it. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help people and businesses who were affected, and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy -- and many areas are reporting their best to
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Oct 21, 2012 8:30am PDT
, the it "los angeles times" quoting say it may have been inspired by a spontaneous demonstration. >> well, that's not the evidence you're seeing. these effects were well armed. it was a well-executed attack. the truth slet's find out the truth. let's put all the facts on the table to see how it developed and we can know. i can tell you the markings of it, the weapons they were carrying and the way it was carried out in multiple stages had all the markings of a terrorist-type attack and for 14 days this administration did everything in its power, including on this show and others that sunday after the attack, to say that it was a popular uprising, that it was a spontaneous uprising linked to a youtube video which we now know not to be the case. even the administration now admits that. >> schieffer: governor romney has made quite a point saying in his first day in office he will declare china to be a currency manipulator. i understand you told some reporters from bloomberg that you don't agree with the president, that you don't think that's a wise thing to do. >> i agree with mitt romney that chi
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Oct 23, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: he learned that conversing with music. bill whitaker, cbs news, los angeles. >> and that's the "cbs evening news" for tonight. for all of us at cbs news all around the world, good night. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> good evening, i'm allen martin. >> i'm dana king. get your orange gear out and your vocal chords ready because the world series gets ready in less than 24 hours. tonight the san francisco giants getting ready to host the tigers in game one. bay area sports stores are trying to keep up in demand. fresh off the printing press, shirts and hats flying off the shelves after the giants storm into the world series. >> scutaro! the giants have won the pennant. >> reporter: the players soaked by nature and champagne. now dried off and gearing up for game 1 against the tigers. >>> they swept the yankees. that tells you how good they are. >> reporter: giants fever is everywhere. pride in the bay area and beyond. >> this is like my country, you know? this is like -- >> okay. get this. the
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Oct 24, 2012 5:30pm PDT
rape and pregnancy. wyatt andrews is on the story. and ben tracy in los angeles with an american hero. for him, there's no place like this home. >> you just push down and the cabinets come down. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. another patient injected with a tainted steroid has died of tiningitis. more than 300 cases have now been reported in 17 states and the centers for disease control says the outbreak is spreading. federal and state officials have s ened an investigations into new england compounding center, the pharmacy that's believed to veve shipped thousands of vials of a steroid that's used in clinics to treat pain. a many cases, the drug was contaminated with a deadly fungus which one investigator said was visible to the naked eye in some of the vials. we asked jim axelrod to find out more about the pharmacy known as n.e.c.c. >> reporter: state officials cceived a complaint last march bout the company that produced these tainted steroids. but health officials in assachusetts tell us they conducted what's
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Oct 25, 2012 4:00am PDT
. 79. 82 in los angeles, sunny. >>> let's check your national forecast. tropical storm alerts are up along the east coast of florida as hurricane sandy moves towards the bahamas. sunny, warm and dry in the deep south and mid-atlantic states. showers and thunderstorms will extend from eastern kansas to the great lakes. rain could change from snow to eastern nebraska. the southwest and pacific northwest will be seasonal. >>> new research suggests aspirin can help fight colon cancer. patients with the gene mutation who regularly took aspirin lived longer than those that didn't. the study also said it made no dmifr difference in patients that had didn't have the mutation >>> microsoft revealed windows 8, designed to run on p.c.s, tablets and smart phones. nut operating system is a radical remake of windows, the biggest in 17 years. it comes at a time when microsoft needs to show it has the technological expertise to be a major player in the future of computing. >>> an optimistic report from china on fuel stocks in asia. tokyo's nikkei rose more than 1% hitting a four-week closing high ha
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Oct 12, 2012 7:00am PDT
journey, winding its way through the streets of los angeles at 2 miles an hour. >>> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener your world in 90 seconds. >>> with all due respect that's a bunch of mularkey. not a single thing he says is accurate. first of all -- >> be specific. >> i will be very specific. >> the candidates clash at the vice presidential debate. >> i know you're under a lot of duress to milk up for lost ground, but i think it will be better served if we don't keep interrupting each other. >> smirking laughing smiling. >> i thought it was rude. >> he did everything but pat him on the head. paul ryan had a solid performance but he was always on defense. >> in terms of who dominated the debate, joe biden dominated. >> the key to winning one of these debates is to lower speculation expectations about your speaking skills and joe biden's been doing that for four years. >>> retired space shuttle "endeavour" is on its final journey this morning. >> to its final home at the california science center. >>> nobel peace prize of 2012 is
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00am PDT
>>> this is a live look from los angeles as the space shuttle endeavour makes a long slow trip to its retirement home. it's being transferred through city streets from los angeles international airport to the california science center at exposition partnering. cool to watch there. the 170,000-pound spacecraft will eventually be on display at the museum. >> this is a very tricky process. 4 transporters will help negotiate the shuttle along a 12-mile loop where in some cases it will be just inches away from building. >> some places the wing tips will extend beyond the boundaries of the streets over the sidewalk. >> just move slowly. we tell people to open their windows as the wings come by. >> that's why it's slow. 2 miles per hour trees other obstacles have to be removed along the route to accommodate the unusually wide load. the shuttle will travel at speeds up to 2 miles per hour. that's a crawl. >> late last night it's going to take 48 hours. they have to maneuver it and push it. another chance for people to say good-bye. >> that's a traffic mess in l.a., too. >> that's a never-ending good- bye for
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
of next week. back to you. >> thank you. >>> what a sight in los angeles. these are pictures now as the space shuttle endeavour makes a long slow trip to its retirement home. endeavour is being transferred through city streets from los angeles international airport to the california science center at exposition park. the 170,000-pound spacecraft will on displace eventually at the museum. >> kind of a tricky process. four computer controlled transporters will help negotiate the shuttle along 12 miles where in some cases it's just inches away from some buildings. >> some places the wing tips are going to actually extend beyond the boundaries of the streets over the sidewalk. >> so then what do you do then? >> just move very carefully forward. [ laughter ] >> we tell people to open their windows as the wings come by. >> trees and other obstacles had to be removed to accommodate the unusually wide load. the shuttle will travel at speeds up to 2 miles per hour. two-day trip will begin late last night and once they get it, it's finally going to retire after a long farewell tour. >> in
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Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
with life in prison without parole. the u.s., los angeles times poll 38% of voters favor getting rid of it while 51% want to keep it. however, that gap narrows when voters find out that prop 34 requires convicted killers to work in prison and give their earnings to victim's families. we talked to supporters and opponents of the measure. >> right now, death row inmates sit in private cells, watching tv, talking to their lawyers, prop thor putting an end to that and puts -- prop 34 putting an end to that and puts them to work. >> reporter: and it sentences them to life in prison without the possibility of parole and every person convicted of murder to work in prison and pay restitution to the victim's families. representatives from both sides spoke on cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning. >> i think when i read the cases of the people who are on death row it is stunning in the evil that we are looking at. >> reporter: steve, the district attorney for san moteo. >> there needs to be a difference between people who commit more evil murders than others. >> reporter: statistics show the p
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Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
was not so bad in los angeles. >> construction on interstate 405 finished hours ahead of schedule last night. here they are reopening it. the main project of the mulholland bridge was for the most part very calm. workers were able to get away just in the nick of time. >> good to hear. >>> you may think it is carmageddon around san francisco this week. muni operates are warning people about events that will add transportation problems in the next few days. delays will be at the marina green for the cup series, so, extra people will be on the waterfront tomorrow through next monday. and golden gate will be crowded for hardly strictly bluegrass and a giants game this weekend at at&t park. >> it will be crazy. they are hosting the bills >>> well, the there are arguments about commuters and bike riders that were allowed to have their bikes on the trains. there is a business therapeutic between those passengers that liked it and those that did not. that meeting will be coming up at 6:00 in oakland. >>> well, from charges you could face if you forget to bring something to the store. we will tell
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Oct 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
. mostly sunny in los angeles, 84. let's check your national forecast. a stormfront rumbles through the south and northeast. temperatures expected to be up 10 degrees above-normal. a strong cold front bringing chilly showers will hit parts of the midwest and the mercury could top out 15 degrees above average in the central plains to the upper mississippi valley. in sports this morning it is over for the l.a. dodgers their hopes of a national league wild card spot stomped on by the giants. in the seventh, ellis goes deep to center to get l.a. within one but it wasn't enough. san fan end it 4-3. for the third year in a row, l.a. will miss the post-season. cliffhanger in the american league east, orioles chris davis golfs one to center. baltimore edges the rays 1-0. and a walk off rbi single in the 14th inning helps the yankees beat the red sox. new york and orioles end up tied tomorrow night they play a one game tiebreaker on thursday. miguel cabrera is this close to winning baseball's triple crown. another great game at the plate. got two hits and two rbis against the royals. current
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Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm PDT
conducted months of inspections at the san onofre plant between los angeles and san diego. the utility says unit 2 can run at 70% power without causing dangerous vibrations in tubes that carry radioactive water. the nuclear regulatory commission will review the proposal. >>> the government now warning doctors and hospitals not to use any product from the pharmacy that made the steroid suspected in a meningitis outbreak. five people have died, 30 people in six states are ill. we explain all received steroid shots for back pain. >> reporter: sue manor is waiting to see if she gets sick after receiving a steroid injection that may have contained a rare form of meningitis. >> just sort of, okay, we'll research. this and the more i research it, the more worried i get. >> reporter: she is one of 400 patients who got a call from a tennessee clinic saying they may have been ex-supposed to fungal meningitis a rare form of the disease which is not contagious. the outbreak was discovered two weeks ago in tennessee where 18 cases of exposure were report. there are a handful of cases in virginia, maryla
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
's headlines from around the globe. los angeles times says a convicted killer described as charles manson's right-hand man has been approved for parole. bruce davis was not there when the manson family was murdered and sharon tate died but was convicted of killing two men at the ranch where the followers lived. >>> the washington post reporhe on secret service policies excessive drinking has been prohibited so has sharing work-related information on social media. more than a dozen secret service employees were accused of drunken partying in colombia before a presidential visit. >>> "usa today" says census show workers telecommuting at least one day a week. people who work one day at home are this national weather report sponsored by sponsored by >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by olay. challenge what's possible. >>> feathers are flying after mitt romney says he'll cut a public television icon out of the federal budget. >> thank goodness somebody is finally getting tough on big bird. >> one mention of big bird at the debate led to hundreds of
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Oct 6, 2012 6:00pm PDT
state, gas gold. the rush is on to fill up at a los angeles-area station where the price is only $4.55 a gallon for regular. that looks reasonable to drivers who say many stations charging $5 a >> $10 in gas isn't even going to give me a quarter of a tank. it's really out of control. >> reporter: aaa reports the average high is $4.61. a record high $4.61, it's well above that in many metropolitan areas and in some stations far above that. >> i got gas yesterday at $4.69 d i got gas yesterday at $4.69, and today i saw this at $5.69. 9.said no, i'm not going to get get f reporter: in san francisco, the average is $4.69 a gallon. the lack of buyers at a station charging $5.09 shows drivers shve their limits. the prices are linked to a evron rdisruption beginning with a fire at a san franciso chevron refinery in august. at monday, a power failure shut down an exxonmobil refinery and pipeline is also out of lineice. california pollution rules require a gasoline blend that is int readily available from dilyneries outside the state. >> there's nothing else i can iy except it hurts a lot.
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Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
walk. i admire golfers, i just don't envy them. >> you're from los angeles. >> yes, i am. >> are you a dodgers fan? >> not anymore. not anymore. i moved north and so did my affections, so, no, i'm very happy being -- in fact, i'm going to a game this afternoon. >> that's right. and you'll have a great time, i'm sure. i want -- we are going to take a break and i don't want to give this too brief a time, but every one of us has people who help us toward the person we are today. who was that for you? who were they? >> oh, the teachers i had in elementary school, the teachers i had in high school in the seminary, my companions from the seminary. principally my mother and father. they supported their only child going into the priesthood and were always in my corner on that, even though, yes it did mean they wouldn't be having grandchildren and that's really selfless love on my -- from my point of view. >> and i thank you for being here today, you're showing that shepherd. >> thank you. >> you have your staff with us whether it's appearing or not. we are going to take a break, archbishop a
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Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm PDT
is in los angeles tonight. his first stop on a two day trip to the state. mr. obama has three events in la including a rally featuring george clooney, stevie wonder and jennifer hudson. 9 of those visits on this trip. tomorrow president obama will attend a campaign fundraiser at the bill graham civic auditorium in san francisco. final bay area visit before the election. already raised more than $30 million in california. earlier in the day, he'll be in the central valley to announce caesar should have ez national -- chavez national monument. >>> battleground state of florida. he was confident he will win florida and move into the white house in january. later he stopped by a seafood restaurant to shake hands and pick up take out. >>> food labeling is the subject of a controversial initiative on the november november ballot. proposition 37 would require food -- both sides discussed the issue on cbs 5 this morning. supporters of proposition 37 say genetic engineering forces insec at this sized into food. opponents argue the fda says genetically engineered foods are safe to eat. >> geneticall
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Oct 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
. mourk -- mostly cloudy in dallas, 4e and a few thunderstorms in los angeles, 69 degrees. let's check your national forecast. northeast and mid-atlantic states will be mainly dry and cool. temperatures will stay below average across the northern plains. most of the south will be sunny, warm and dry, showers and thunderstorms are possible in the southwest. >>> in sports this morning, baseball post-season drama goes deep. the a's trying to avoid elimination. oakland trailing by two in the bottom of the ninth. jeff smith doubles in the tying run. coco crisp ends it, single to right. the a's win this one 4-3. oakland ties up the series at two games apiece. an ending fitting for broadway in the bronx, bottom of the ninth yankees trailing. raul pinch-hitting for the alex rodriguez. he ties it up with a solo homer. he does it again. walk off upper deck shot wins it for the yankees 3-2. new york leads baltimore two games to one. >>> in the national league the giants jump out on the reds early, angel hits a lead off homer. blanco hits another home run in the second inning. san francisco wins t
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00am PDT
to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in los angeles. norah o'donnell is in new york. new poles show the race between president obama and governor mitt romney is getting tighter. a new quinnipiac "new york times" poll of likely voters in three crucial swing states has come out. >> in that poll romney had a mild lead. it was the president who led by a point. in wisconsin mr. obama's lead is three points. he had been up six in that state. however, in virginia the president has increased his lead to five points. that's up one from the previous poll. and tonight the focus will be on the vice presidential candidates as they face off in their only debate. jan crawford is at the debate site in danville, kentucky. jan, good morning. >> good morning, nora. romney is really gaining ground in our polls because of his debate performance last week. now the pressure is on biden to try to stop some of that momentum or at least to change the subject. appearing positive but all business, paul ryan arrived late wednesday in kentucky to crowds of well wishers. earlier in the day ryan took a break from
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Oct 18, 2012 11:00pm PDT
a bad agreed. a mother whose son attends the los angeles county high school for the arts says students were given homework requiring them to ask their family and friends for donations. she says students were given a script of what to say and had to provide proof that they sent out at least ten requests. >> there has to be something illegal about grading a student based on how much money they can bring in or even proof that they are out soliciting donation. this is a public school. >> the school is tuition free and receives state funding. the district says the fund- raising effort was supposed to be part of the walk for the arts, organized by a volunteer group of parents. and it is looking into the matter. >>> whether you are looking for a new restaurant to try or a hotel to stay in, lots of people use yelp. but it turns out many online reviews that look real are quite fake. cbs 5 reporter julie watts shows us how yelp is going undercover to keep companies from gaming the system. >> how often do you use online reviews? >> every day, all the time. >> do you trust those online reviews? >>
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Oct 19, 2012 4:00am PDT
, thunderstorms 68 degrees. miami thunderstorms 86. chicago, mostly cloudy, 52 degrees. dallas, sunny, 80. los angeles partly sunny 76 degrees. >>> now for a check of today's national forecast, heavy wind driven rain will extend from southern new england to mid-atlantic states. the south will be sunny and dry except for a few showers across florida. rainy and wind i across the central plains and ohio valley. the southwest and the southern rockies sunny and warm. high mountain snow is likely in washington, oregon and montana. >>> in sports there is a new champion of the american league, the detroit tigers finished off their sweep of the new york yankees in convincing fashion. miguel cabrera's two-run homer was enough offense for the tigers to punch the yankees. tigers win 8-1 and are headed back to the world series for the second time in six years. they are designed to win it all for the first time since 1984. the tigers are waiting for the american league series. game four in st. louis and the cardinals built up a big lead over the giants. the cards go on to win 8-3. they can punch their ticke
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Oct 20, 2012 5:30pm PDT
to tell about it thanks to a survival trick. it happened north of los angeles. the 50-year-old woman was walking her dogs yesterday when she surprised a black bear and her cubs. the bear swiped at her and she fell down an embankment. she played bed. the bear lost interest and wandered away. >> i'm not surprised there's lots of bears around here. i have seen them. i have never had any issues. >> state fish & game authorities say the bear does pose a threat to humans and if they catch it they will put it down. there have been 15 confirmed bear attacks in california since 1980. >>> somebody to keep in mind when on train runs in the hills. >> my concern is mountain lions. this is a good time tomorrow to use your sunday effectively to look around, perhaps the gutters need a little bit of cleaning, because we do have rain in the forecast. it's live, it's our cbs 5 weather camera. official sunout is at 6:24. getting a hill glare off the camera lens there. otherwise, we currently have clear skies at the coast. air temperature very odd, santa rosa at 76, that confirms the relative humidity is
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